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Strawberry Hill House

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Gothic House in Strawberry Hill

A fascinating house and garden near the Thames. we went in a group. after watching a short video we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
You will be amazed

Having turned up earlier this year to fine the building booked for a function, I checked the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Eric B
Margate, United Kingdom
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Visiting Strawberry Hill is a truly theatrical experience. On approach to the building it is immediately apparent from the whitewashed walls and crenelations that this is no ordinary stately home. Once inside the visitor will find the rooms...more
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268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham TW1 4ST, England
+44 20 8744 1241
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fascinating house and garden near the Thames. we went in a group. after watching a short video we wandered around this unusual house. the guides in each room were very knowledgeable and made the house come alive. a mans personal eccentricities make an interesting...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having turned up earlier this year to fine the building booked for a function, I checked the website and we arrived on a sunny afternoon on the bank holiday weekend. The décor in the rooms is amazing especially the ceilings on the first floor. Guides...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A visit to Strawberry Hill House has been on our to visit list for a while now and this weekend we finally managed it. Taking a short walk from the station through leafy Strawberry Hill you turn a corner to be met by this impososing...More

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This house of amazing architecture sits in this leafy suburb and is at home there. The house is mostly empty of furnishings, with just a few, to help you get the feel of what once was. The 'in room' information and the friendly room guides,...More

Thank druharries
Reviewed 28 August 2018

After leaving in the area for many years I eventually visited Strawberry Hill House and gardens. The knowledgeable, friendly and welcoming volunteers in several of the rooms in the house made the place come alive with background on Horace Walpole family and life. Its an...More

1  Thank Natasha M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Would definitely recommend a visit here - stunning interiors, amazingly restored. Lovely to visit somewhere in London not overwhelmed with tourists. Staff are very friendly and informative. Visited as a National Trust Member for half price.

Thank Rosemary C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

It is only about 45 minutes from central London by train, but well worth it both to see what the huse looked like once, and the amazing rennovation still going on.

Thank get2phil
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Strawberry Hill House is a major tourist attraction in Twickenham, London. The mansion was developed and built by Sir Horace Walpole, author of the first gothic novel, "The Castle of Otranto", from 1749 onward. It is the type example of the "Strawberry Hill Gothic" style...More

2  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Stunning house tucked away but a wonderful visit. Greeted by friendly, knowledgable and enthusiastic staff. I didn't know what to expect as I thought it was going to be an "empty house". The interior designs are stunning and breath-taking and recognisable from other historical places....More

Thank Tara B
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Horace Walpole's 'little Gothic Castle' is well worth a visit . You could follow in the footsteps of the '' four visitors a day '' he instituted with his housekeeper and be enchanted by this flight of fancy. I won't spoil your journey of discovery...More

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22 July 2018|
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Response from Debi v | Reviewed this property |
I did see dogs but only outside in the garden area
29 January 2017|
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Response from HibiscusCoast | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rose, Sorry for the delay in getting back but I have only just read your question. Open House London is held on a Saturday and Sunday in September. It was held on 17-18 September 2016 but I am not sure if the date for... More
Susan J
29 April 2015|
Response from Nick D | Property representative |
Hi Susan J, On Sunday 3 May 2015 the gardens and cafe open at 10am, and first admission to the house is at 12 noon. Last admission to the house is at 4pm, and the house closes at 5.30pm. The grounds and car park are... More